Blog Posts in October, 2017

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  • Ten Common Ways Employers Illegally Deny Employees Overtime
    Ten Common Ways Employers Illegally Deny Employees Overtime

    Employers Do Not Pay Salaried Employees Overtime Most employees believe that if they are salaried, they are not entitled to overtime. This is simply not true. Whether an employee is entitled to ...

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  • Fair Labor Standards Act
    Fair Labor Standards Act

    In an age of global economic change and dramatic alteration of the American work force, the Fair Labor Standards Act still stands as the preeminent tool for enforcing and protecting the rights and ...

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  • What Are the Legal Responsibilities of Your Human Resources Department?
    What Are the Legal Responsibilities of Your Human Resources Department?

    In many companies, the Human Resources (HR) department may not garner much respect. Perceptions about HR may include feelings that HR is useless or is staffed with rule-obsessed nitpickers. The ...

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  • Wage Theft Explained
    Wage Theft Explained

    If you put in the hours for an employer, you deserve to be paid for your time and effort, both from a moral and a legal standpoint. The Fair Labor St a ndards Act of 1938 (FLSA) explains it in black ...

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